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Frank S. Rost

Date: 1936-12-03 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank S. Rost, Milwaukee company vice-president.

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George L. Thomas

Date: 1921-05-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George L. Thomas, Milwaukee undertaker.

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A Small Ford Truck

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Ford truck, the body of which was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

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Description: Pedestrians on sidewalk. The street is full of rubble and appears to be under repair or construction. Construction workers are also working under the sidew...

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The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

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Tight squeeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

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Mother's Day

Date: 1963-04-23 

Description: A grandmother with daughter and granddaughter. They are nicely dressed for mother's day.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Titan 10-20 HP tractors in a warehouse at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before 1902.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

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Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

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Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1919-08-22 

Description: Alfred Lawson shaking hands with a woman, identified elsewhere as "Mrs. John Pfingsten, wife of one of the Lawson company stockholders," who subsequently c...

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Description: Two young boxers posing kneeling in a ring touching gloves, while the referee crouches between them. An audience of unidentified youths are sitting and sta...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of...

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German Press Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of members of the German (Deutsche) Press Club. Standing, from left to right are: Herman Pabst, Henry J. Stark, George Parker, (unidentified...

Date: 1881 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ethelinda Marie (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) in her wedding gown. She was married in Milwau...

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